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Breakaway Daily Interview with Indie Label FHTMG

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FHTMG (Forest Hills Tenleytown Music Group) is an independent record label based in Washington D.C. that features both local and international artists who have traveled globally throughout Europe, the

Caribbean Islands, and the Middle East. They are socially-orientated and aim to give back to their communities and the humanities. 

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BREAKAWAY DAILY: What is the inspiration behind FHTMG?

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Breakaway Daily Interview with James Moore, CEO of Independent Music Promotions & author “Your Band Is A Virus.”

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James Moore is a leader in the music promotion industry. His work has been spread by majors like CDBaby, Reverbnation, Buzzsonic and The Lefsetz Letter. He is also an accomplished musician himself, performing in the critically acclaimed group The Unravelling. In addition to being the CEO of Independent Music Promotions

James Moore is the author of the bestselling music marketing book Your Band Is A Virus.

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R5: “Sometime Last Night” Album Review

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Sometime Last Night will make you F.E.E.L.G.O.O.D!

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Sometime Last Night is the sophomore sophisticated release from LA band consisting of siblings Riker, Rocky, Rydel, Ross Lynch and family friend Ellington Ratliff – R5. I thought I knew a lot about music and who all the cool bands were, but I had never heard of R5 before I saw Riker Lynch competing (and ultimately making it to the final two) on this season’s Dancing with the Stars.

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Concert Photo Diary: R5 Rocks Atlantic Canada with their Sometime Last Night Tour

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R5, who are amidst a worldwide tour from June until mid March, visited two Canadian stops and they were both in the Atlantic provinces – Newfoundland and New Brunswick! Check out the rockin’ photos from R5′s Tour Photographer Will Von Bolton below!

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It starts with sound-check, and then hacky sack fun backstage before two sold out shows at the Mile One Center in Newfoundland!

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Frankie Jay

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BREAKAWAY DAILY: When did you first realize you had a passion for entertainment?

FRANKIE: I realized I had a passion for entertainment when I was 7 years old. The first solo I sang in church was entitled I Shall Wear a Crown! After seeing the congregation’s reaction, I knew then I was destined for greatness in the entertainment industry.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Ysan Roche

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Ysan Roche is a Music-Fashion-Film (MFF) artist who represents a new generation of pop music called Black Yellow Pop. Ysan defines this as a musical realm where people are free to express themselves without feeling the need to fit into a mainstream genre or niche. She says it derives from the concept of ‘yelling in a low voice’.

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Music: The Struts Are Strutting Their Stuff

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Everybody Wants….The Struts. Their debut album, Everybody Wants by the

British indie-rock band who are described as “Quintessentially English” (sounds like my cupe of tea) and who use a traditional British rock sound with a use of flamboyancy, heavy hooks and channel the raw energy from their live shows. Lead vocalist Luke sounds hauntingly like Freddie Mercury, with the band sounds also being reminiscent of Queen.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with American Monster Guild

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American Monster Guild (AMG) is a music management company founded in 2010 by Devon
Brabham. It grew out of a basic need for a management company created for artist
development, bookings, and a talent agency for upcoming artists and premier musical
expression. Since its origination, AMG has expanded to such midwestern
locations as Chicago, Texas, Detroit, Mississippi and the newest expansion is
in South Africa.

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Jade Album by Alex Felming Now Available

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Montreal R&B experimenter Alex Fleming has just delivered Jade, the debut album from his hotly tipped Black Atlass project. Following a pair of EPs, Jade marks the first proper full-length from Black Atlass. The album comprises 10 songs, all of which were written, composed and performed by Fleming alone. Alex offered the following statement about the project:

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Jade is the story of finding love and uncovering a hidden beauty in the universe.

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Tokio Hotel release music video for “Feel It All” as homage to films The Basket Diaries, Christiane F, and Kids

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My favorite German rock band Tokio Hotel have released their cinematic and utterly heart wrenching new music video for “Feel It All.” The Mattias Erik Johansson directed clip is a series of dreary yet vibrant visuals for the song written by the Kaulitz twins off 2014’s “Kings Of Suburbia.” Although the song is titled Feel It All, Bill Kaulitz stars in the video and does anything but that.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with J Metro

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Jimmie (J Metro) Moore is a singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and poet based in Houston Texas. Jimmie L Moore Jr. began his musical training at the age of five with individual piano and voice lessons. Group musicianship skills were also learned at a young age when in middle school he learned to play the trombone participating in concert and marching band as well as joined several academic and community choral ensembles.

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Stories Through Music: Breakaway Daily Interview with “Harmony of Kestra” Soundtrack Composer Zaalen Tallis

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Self taught composer Zaalen Tallis was born into a very creative and musical family from Perth, Western Australia and has been composing music since he was the age of twelve. He played the trombone and studied classical and jazz music for a very brief time in his early teen years however he left studying music to just focus on creating music.

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Rainchild Releases First Single and Music Video “Watershed”

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Rainchild hails from Houston TX, consisting of four members with the raw and uncompromising drive to create music from the underbelly of ill emotions, vises, and hurt. Rainchild has shared the stage with numerous National acts: Hinder, Filter, Drowning Pool, David Allen Coe, Tantric, and many others. Rainchild proudly supports: Homes for our Troops, Cherish our Children International, Rock for Warriors and the Houston Food Bank.

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